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Easter Workshop at the Balmain Iyengar Yoga Studio
A workshop focussing on strengthening our standing pose foundations. Suitable for students of all levels, especially lower ones.
Preparing the Body and Mind for Padmasana
Padmasana, also known as the Lotus Pose and one of the poses we will be exploring today, is probably one of the most iconic asanas.
Gaining Insight Through Self-Observation
Why do we choose one variation rather than another?
Finding New Approaches to Familiar Poses
In this miscellaneous class for level 1/2 students, we will be looking for new approaches to poses that will help increase our capacity.
Using Wall Support to Explore Limitations (Level 3)
A slightly more static miscellaneous sequence for level 3 students aimed at developing the connections between different parts of the body.
Session for Menstrual Cramp Relief
A relaxing sequence especially suited for the menstrual cycle and for dealing with menstrual cramps.
Seated Poses and Open Twists (Level 1/2)
A seated and forward bend class for level 1/2 students where we will be focussing on opening up the hamstrings and achieving extra length through a series of open twists.
The Concept of Timing in Standing Poses (Level 1/2)
A standing pose session dedicated to the exploration of timing, one of the key aspects of yoga practice.
Restorative: Using Props to Facilitate Observation (Level 3)
A pranayama class to help students regain a sense of novelty in restorative poses through the use of props and observation.
Achieving Evenness and Elongation in Backbends (Advanced)
A longer backbend session for advanced-level students looking to achieve a more even elongation in their spine and to review and strengthen the foundations necessary for doing this.
Standing Pose Foundations with Introduction to Twists (Beginners)
In this foundation standing pose sequence for beginners, we will review all the main standing poses and add an introduction to the Twisted Triangle, a pose that will help increase blood circulation in the lower back and abdomen, release tension in the spine, and improve hip mobility.
Miscellaneous session to free body of excess tension (Level 1/2)
In this session, level 1-2 students will explore ways of letting go of the tension in their muscles and joints that prevents them from moving deeper into poses and becoming more flexible.
Turning Theory into Practice with Backbends (Level 3)
In this mixed standing pose and backbend class, we will observe how the things we know about the poses relate to the things we actually experience as we perform them.
Twisting in Standing Poses with Wall Support (Level 3)
A fairly advanced sequence focussed on twisting in standing poses.
Getting Deeper into Backbends with Props (Level 1/2)
In this session, level 1&2 students will be going through some of the more foundational backbends as well as some modified and supported versions of more advanced backbends.
Mindfulness in Forward Bends (Level 3)
This is a class for advanced students, in which we will go through a wide variety of seated forward bends and observe the actions required to make the most out of each pose.